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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1073771



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Rutland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Exton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 187334

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5/50 Old Hall Ruins



Ruins of Old Hall, built by Harrington family in late C16 - early C17 and burnt in 1811 and 1915. Ashlar faced rubble. External walls of Great Hall survive almost to full height, with 4 16-light flat splayed mullion & transom with lozenge shaped decoration above windows and fragments of the cornice above. Within, various fireplaces, and a full height archway, possibly to former staircase, in rear wall, survive. Shadow of former hammerbeam roof in the plasterwork, and a corbel.,survive: Left of the Great Hall is a further full height stump of walling, & left of this again, much of the west wall, with coped gable, large projecting stack, various mullion & transom windows with ovolo moulding. The large kitchen fireplace, and above, 2 4-centred arched fireplaces. 2 cellars also remain, one, barrel vaulted between kitchen wall & cross-passage, the other behind the rear wall of the Great Hall. After the first fire, the hall continued to be used by the carpentersof the Exton estate. Richard Norman Shaw drew up plans for its reinstatement and photographs exist showing the hall intact, with projecting 2-storey porch, shaped gables, & a parapet at eaves level. (SCHEDULED ANCIENT MONUMENT)

Listing NGR: SK9269911215

Selected Sources

Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 26 Leicestershire,

National Grid Reference: SK 92155 11222


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